Secluded bay, Whangaruru Harbour.

Image: Pierre Roudier


Camp at Puriri Bay and enjoy walking tracks in the surrounding area. Tracks pass through native forest and along ridgelines before dropping down into secluded bays.

Place overview


  • Camping
  • Walking and tramping
  • Help stop kauri dieback
    • Stay away from kauri tree roots.
    • Clean your footwear and gear before and after visiting kauri forest.

    How you can help save kauri

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Find things to do and places to stay Whangaruru North Head Scenic Reserve

About this place

Getting there

Whangaruru North Head Scenic Reserve is 37 km south east of Russell. Follow Russell Whakapara Rd and continue onto Russell Rd. Turn left into Rawhiti Rd, then right into Whangaruru North Rd.


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